Asked by: Jozef Ordeigasked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd May, 2020
Can dates grow in tropical climate?
Hereof, what climate do dates grow in?
Date palm is cultivated in arid and semi-arid regions which are characterised by long and hot summers, no (or at most low) rainfall, and very low relative humidity level during the ripening period. Exceptional high temperatures (± 56°C) are well endured by a date palm for several days under irrigation.
Furthermore, can dates grow in Malaysia? Actually can grow dates in Malaysia. But forget it from seed.
Herein, what kind of palm trees grow dates?
Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae, cultivated for its edible sweet fruit.
Can you eat dates from a date palm tree?
Not all dates from date palms are edible. Many people assume that because we do not regularly eat dates from all of the 14 date palm species, they must not be edible. This species produces dates that have a lot of fruit pulp compared to the dates of other species. The “true” date palm dates can be dried and eaten raw.